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Fairfax publish CAPP and RealPoll findings

Fairfax publish CAPP and RealPoll findings

Same-sex marriage: Secret moves within Coalition to hobble plebiscite Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2016/samesex-marriage-secret-moves-within-coalition-to-hobble-plebiscite-20160624-gprerl.html#ixzz4CYqSqDDv Follow us: @theage on Twitter | theageAustralia on Facebook Continue Reading

Advance Australia Fairly

Advance Australia Fairly

By Brad Elphinstone and Stuart Bruce, 7/4/2016 Malcolm Turnbull has recently declared that while private schools will continue to receive Federal funding, public schools will not. Regardless of whether or not it occurs, it comes on top of the Abbott government’s approach which seemingly aimed to reduce existing levels of equality. This is inferred by… Continue Reading

Turnbull is PM but it’s the hard right that rules

Turnbull is PM but it’s the hard right that rules

Liberal MPs constantly talk about the how different Turnbull is to Abbott; “it’s the vibe”. The electorate is yet to be convinced. By Stuart Bruce, 6/3/2016 On Insider’s this morning, Barry Cassidy asked Liberal senator Mitch Fifield, how has Turnbull moved the government back to the centre after Tony Abbott’s tenure? Fifield replied somewhere along… Continue Reading

The Drum: Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead

The Drum: Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead

Originally published on ABC’s The Drum here. ——– By Brad Elphinstone Posted 11 Nov 2015 Before you head to the shops to buy Christmas gifts for your loved ones, remember that putting your money towards experiences rather than items will spread more holiday cheer, writes Brad Elphinstone. Christmas. It’s the season that’s starting earlier every… Continue Reading

Greens’ Prahran win is democracy in action

Greens’ Prahran win is democracy in action

By Stuart Bruce, 21/12/2014 When politics doesn’t go according to the script, the stereotypes and simplifications always come out to play. A new paradigm has emerged as, for the first time ever, there are Greens in the Victorian state Lower House – two of them! Thanks to a stellar people-powered campaign from the Victorian Greens, the… Continue Reading